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|Hellraisers Journal: Clarence Darrows Testifies Before the Commission on Industrial Relations
|Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
|What did, or didn't, the Duggar family learn from son Josh's sexual offenses?||Laura Clawson||05/22/2015||10|
|Mike Huckabee unleashes tirade in defense of the Duggar family and molestation charges
|The Land of Breaking Bad: Albuquerque Police Supervisor Shoots Fellow Cop At Point Blank Range
|The prurient god of the Duggars
|Writing Successfully at Daily Kos - A Few Tips
|Mojo Friday - Memorial Day, The Beginning of the Summer Season - Edition
Even though Summer doesn't start by the calender for almost another month for tourism, and commerce it starts this weekend. Yep, it's time to fire up all those engines and start belching even ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! Dallas, Houston, Seattle, L.A. & Glacier Park Meet-up Info — Favorite CT?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|It's Time for a Word of Thanks
to that Maestra of Spambots, Elfling. Especially after two diaries asking Admin what the hell was going on, I thought it was about time. Notice the miraculous (hah!) absence of Phone Numbers on the ...
|Despite Republican attacks, Obama is 'very clear on the lessons of Iraq'
|The Daily Bucket - Friendly Seal sighting
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
|President Obama has lost Paul Krugman on TPP
|New York Times does its best to be a 'real opponent' to Hillary Clinton
Anyway, this is the polite version of the face I made when reading this article.
|George W. Bush Did Something Much Worse Than Lie Us Into War
|Hillary Clinton Never Supported the Bush/Cheney Invasion of Iraq
"She voted for the war!" "She's an unapologetic hawk!" "She's just another Dick Cheney when it comes to foreign policy!" These are the charges I've heard over and over again for years...and as a ...
|A good many Republican presidential candidates posed for pictures with a child molester
|Overnight News Digest -- ";-)" Edition||rfall||05/21/2015||18|
|The Reading of Names at Graduation
I am a high school counselor and each May I get ready to read the names of about 100 seniors as they walk across the stage at one of the most important milestones in their lives, graduation. As ...
|A request for information regarding editorial protocol at Daily Kos
|Kansas finds new way to punish the poor
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback promised to be able to balance the state budget by cutting taxes for the wealthy. That didn't work out. So to help cover the budget gap he has decided to punish the ...
|Top Comments: Who's Running This Country?
Good evening, TC peeps! I've been away from TC for so long that most of you are probably saying, "virgowho?" ...
|10% of the U.S. population is now enrolled in ACA-enabled healthcare coverage.
Cross-posted at ACASignups....
|Christiegate: Christie Goes on Expletive-Filled Rant in Front of Large Crowd
|The Corporate Media Would Like You to Think Bernie Sanders Can’t Win
|You Know it's Bad When GOP Reps Vote Scott Walker Out as Head of Flagship Agency (Big Update)
|Walker Fired from WEDC!
this came up while scanning the Journal Sentinel http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/joint-finance-to-deal-today-with-troubled-wedc-cuts-to-seniorcare-b99504512z1-304551231.html Walker ...
|The Evening Blues - 5-21-15
Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing 5/21/15: Outlander
Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share part of the evening around a virtual kitchen table with kossacks who are caring and supportive of one another. So bring ...
|Pam from Calif||05/21/2015||39|
|Federal judge extends her ruling for marriage equality in Alabama statewide
The Alabama showdown between a federal district judge ...
|I've lost my handgun virginity
Last week, I fired a handgun for the first time in my life. And for those of you hoping to learn that my experience transformed me from a gun-phobe to a gun-lover: Sorry. I never want to do that ...
|Hair On Fire, People!
It was late 2012, on a week day, about 5:00am. I’d just sent my husband out the door with his lunch and was brewing myself a cup of tea to enjoy in front of the odious "Morning Joe," when he ...
|Bernie Sanders will make his presidential run official Tuesday
Bernie poses for a selfie with a supporter in Manchester, NH, May 2. Sen. Bernie Sanders will make his presidential primary campaign official Tuesday, May 26, with a public kick-off on the shores ...
|That Time When Bernie Sanders Debated Michele Bachmann On CNN - Well, More Of A Comedy Than Debate
The soon to be announced presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, and former Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, from Uranus, were guests on The Situation Room with ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
|Freddie Grey Indictments
Thank you Baltimore Grand Jury! Marilyn Mosby has presented her case, the Grand Jury HAS indicted! Bravo! For the haters (aka Fraternal Order of Police) who are still pushing the "recuse" yourself ...
|2006 FBI Report on White Supremacist Infiltration of Law Enforcement: You Will Be Assimilated
And so it goes. Same as it ever was. And I'm not simply talking about police officers getting away with killing (mostly) young black men but the incessant nitpicking of each and every case ...
|That Michigan pastor who was outed on Grindr? He nearly shamed a gay teen into committing suicide
Tyler Kish recalls Pastor Matt Makela's heartless counseling Yesterday we covered Pastor Matt Makela, the anti-gay Michigan ...
|Primary season flip-flops won't hurt Republicans, former Romney adviser says
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Socialist Preachers Forced to Stifle Themselves For Fear of Landlord's Ire.
Definition of Socialism from the Socialist Party of Oklahoma: Collective ownership and democratic management of things collectively used and private ownership of things privately used. ```````````
|If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
|Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
|If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
|Fox News has set the rules. Which GOP candidates will make it onto the debate stage?
Eight looked like a lot in 2012 debates, but ...
|The Ever-Mutating Iraq Call to Arms: A Recollection
Hey everyone. My first diary in a long while. Something I've been mulling for years and just never seen articulated quite in this way. So here goes, and I'll try to keep it short. All this recent ...
|pistols at dawn||05/20/2015||36|
|Now where'd I put that blue marble...
Oh, there it is. It can be easy to miss, from this deep in the well. It doesn't look much like a marble from down here. Sure, achieve enough altitude and its gorgeous curves can be descried, ...
|Are you tired of studies saying loneliness will kill you? So am I!||Lucy Montrose||05/20/2015||116|
|Wisconsin Legislature really is insane
Reading this list from the Wisconsin DHS https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p4/p44578.pdf just makes me angrier the more I look at it. It's inconsistent (you can buy fresh sweet potatoes/...
|Wonder What Bin Ladin Read in Bed?
Need to know what volumes were on Bin Ladin's bookshelf? Curious if his reading tastes were close to yours? Ever consider if what you read makes you who you are, or is who you are dictated by what ...
|McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting||Laura Clawson||05/20/2015||13|
|Hellraisers Journal: Fifty Striking Chicago School Children Supporting Teamsters Arrested and Jailed
If they want to fight, let them come on. We will call out every member of our union rather than give up. -Teamster President Cornelius Shea `````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
|Scott 'Shifty' Walker explains what a real flip-flopper is and he isn't one
"Sometimes, my own stances just slip ...
|Nebraska legislature votes to repeal death penalty
Nebraska's legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty by what should be a veto-proof margin. The vote was ...
|WI-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D. OH) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail from one of my favorite U.S. ...
|Mystery money didn't stop Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina from backing Frank Guinta
Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH) Rep. ...
|Living Disabled: My Household Challenges
I have been disabled for about 6 years now. It's amazing the number of people who look at you and assume you are faking it. I'm not a light weight person, in fact I'm carrying far too much ...
|'Heavy-handed, aggressive, and unnecessary tactics' from the House Benghazi Committee
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-...
|The sex-obsessed Ted Cruz can't stop talking about, well, sex
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Sen. Ted ...
|Adieu to Mad Men, and the perfect non ending.
So I know I'm a bit behind here, but just watched the finale of Mad Men, after being a devoted fan through all its seasons. Some seasons were better than others, some episodes were better than ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
|When The Road In Front Is Shorter Than The Road Behind...
I've been spending hours and hours over the past few months in deep meditation. Meditation regarding my life, life in general, life on earth, humanity, how my life fits in with humanity... how my ...
|Confessions of Scott Walkers Pale Blue Shirt: Volume 2, More Confessions
Pale blue shirt here. I'm back. Hello, there. I'm Scott Walkers pale blue campaigning shirt. You've met me before . I'm the shirt that'...
|WI-Sen: Ron Johnson (R), 'I May Trust Ayatollah Over Obama On Details Of Iran Deal'
More words of insanity from one of the most vulnerable Tea Part U.S. Senators: http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/senate-homeland-security-chairman-ayatollah-could-be-more-tr?utm_term=.
|Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
|Hellraisers Journal: Mrs. Wells-Barnett Speaks at Chicago Meeting, Protests Race Prejudice in Strike
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Friday ...
|Hillary Clinton takes aim at Citizens United, while Republicans are all about the billionaires
Republicans keep trying to make a big deal over donations ...
|Let The Public Read The Completed Parts Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership
The president says the pubic can’t see the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership because it is still being negotiated. So let us see the parts that are not still being negotiated.
|Politico discovers Twitter trolls just in time to repeat their Hillary Clinton insults
Trust the folks at Politico to bring us the most important news. I mean big, shocking stories.
|Federal judge says State Department can't delay Clinton email release into 2016
A federal judge said no ...
|Benghazi investigation to focus on memos from a longtime Clinton friend ... instead of Benghazi?
The unbelievable stupidity of the House Benghazi probe ...
|State Department plans to release Hillary Clinton's emails to the public in January 2016||Laura Clawson||05/19/2015||22|
|How Campaigns Matter: Comparing the 2014 Election Results in Coös County, NH and Oxford County, ME
The 2014 elections produced many interesting and unusual results. A prime example of this involves the states of New Hampshire and Maine. New Hampshire is generally considered to be the most ...
|Walker loses a round in court
Haven't seen this in a diary yet, so here's a short one on a bit of news. (Where are you, puddytat??) All of us in Wisconsin who lose sleep thinking that Scott Walker may spend and slime his way ...
|birds along the fox
|Why congressmen refusing to be alone with female staffers can hold them back
As if there aren't enough obstacles to women in the workplace, a handful of men in Congress have had to come up with another one: refusing to be alone ...
|Breathing Life Back Into Old Shopping Malls, Giving Them a New Purpose
Sitting next to a pond watching the ducks or geese would be so relaxing I read somewhere that there was a huge old mall, which had outlived it's usefulness and rather than tear it down, they ...
|"No, we can't" is the real America.
On November 4, 2008, President Barack Obama proclaimed the following in his election night victory speech : "This is our time, to put our people back to work and open doors of opportunity for our ...
|Brave Houston Lawyer Fights Injustice, Inspires My Moral Bucket List
A little more than a month ago, vaunted New York Times author David Brooks wrote an introspective piece entitled The Moral Bucket List . In that space, a typically pensive Brooks reflected on ...
With great interest I tune into the "gloom and doom" sayers concerning marriage equality. According to them, if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the various same-sex marriage bans enacted by some of ...
|Four workers dead, 11 safety violations ... and a $99,000 fine?||Laura Clawson||05/18/2015||70|
|Hellraisers Journal: Mother Jones: That which is Nature's should be given to all Nature's Children.
The newspapers were hammering me, and the priests and the ministers were hammering me, but I am alive yet, I am still here, hammering them. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````
|Scott Walker stands by firing American workers as his top foreign policy idea
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Scott Walker got a little bit of side-eye from ...
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- Faithful America is the largest and fastest growing online community of Christians, putting faith into action for social justice. They have watched the right-wing political agendas highjack the ...314 comments 555 Recs
- Two quick things: First , I wanted to thank Mokurai for taking on the burden of posting daily updates on the ongoing saga of ACASignups.net until things settle down over there (things are a bit ...178 comments 629 Recs
- Final Update: There were 398 arrests today at the anti-KXL rally. Bill McKibben notes that the number is, coincidentally, the "exact current concentration of CO2 in the air." This won't be covered ...117 comments 383 Recs
- Some holidays are political. The 4th of July. Presidents' Day. Even Christmas, at least to hear Bill O'Reilly tell it. But Valentine's Day? Well, for Barack Obama and John Kerry, Valentine's Day ...30 comments 55 Recs
- The Overpass Light Brigade hosted a wonderful punk-polka singalong in Milwaukee last Friday evening. It was well documented by Rule of Law in his diary yesterday. You can read about radical polka ...30 comments 57 Recs
- First, let me beg for forgiveness from all the Green Bay Packers fans out there. My satirical post last night apparently caused more than a few of you to drop your fried cheese curds. Hopefully no ...68 comments 196 Recs
- Received this e-mail today from the Wisconsin Democratic Party. Apparently, it hurts Governor Scott Walker's (R. WI) feelings when you remind people that he's a foot soldier in the GOP's War On ...31 comments 90 Recs
- Recently, there's been considerable Wisconsin media coverage of the fact that non-participant observers at the Wisconsin Capitol Solidarity Sing Along were warned that they were subject to arrest ...170 comments 365 Recs
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